Neurol Clin Pract 2021 Feb;11(1):6-12
Department of Neurology (PGM), Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston; Department of Neurology (PGM), Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Braintree; Division of Neurology (PGM), Cambridge Health Alliance; Harvard Medical School (PGM), Boston, MA; Department of Neurology (UN), West Virginia University, School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV; St. George's University (SK), School of Medicine, Grenada, WI; Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University (RK), Nutley; and Neuroscience Institute at Hackensack University Medical Center (RK), Hackensack, NJ.
Background: Occipital neuralgia (ON) is a paroxysmal disorder involving lancinating pain that originates in the neck or skull base with superior radiation toward the apex. ON more commonly occurs in patients with other coexisting headache disorders. There are limited data regarding the prevalence of ON. Read More